Knowing the signs of fatal tree distress is necessary. Learn the symptoms that indicate that you may need to have your tree removed. 1. Crumbling Bark Crumbling bark is a sign that the tree is rotting from the outside in. Since most of the tree's vascular system is just beneath the bark layer, the loss of the bark often means the beginning of the end for your tree. Keep in mind, though, that some trees like the paper birch naturally shed outer bark layers, so consult with a tree service before making a final decision.
10 June 2020